Star Wars weekends take over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during spring 2013.
For four consecutive weekends Disney’s Hollywood Studios will host Star Wars Weekends, bringing fans of all ages together to enjoy this out of this galaxy event.
STAR WARS WEEKENDS
Come face to face with your favorite Star Wars characters from the famous film series created by George Lucas and the animated television series The Clone Wars. See your favorite celebrities, costumed characters, activities, exclusive merchandise and the famous Star Tours attraction.
Star Wars Weekend event fills Disney’s Hollywood Studios with more than 50 Star Wars characters from the entire saga, including the evil Sith Darth Vader and Darth Maul, Greedo, Queen Amidala, Anakin Skywalker, R2-D2, the loveable Wookiee Chewbacca, Twi’leks, Rodians and every hero, heroine, droid and villain in between. Jedi Mickey Mouse has even been known to make an appearance.
This year celebrity hosts will be Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett from Empire and Return of the Jedi) and Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka) from The Clone Wars.
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- Anthony Daniels, who portrayed fans favorite protocol droid, C-3PO in all seven Star Wars films, will return on the first week (May 20 – 22) and second week May 27 – 29 of Star Wars Weekends 2011.
- Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano, in “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” will appear each weekend this year as Celebrity Host of a behind-the-scenes talk show entitled “Clone Wars: Behind the Force.”
- Dee Bradley Baker – the talented voice actor of the Clone Wars television series, will be attending the second weekend of Star Wars Weekends 2011.
- Ray Park – who played Darth Maul, will attend the last two weekends of the event, June 3-5 & June 10-12.
- Peter Mayhew, the talented actor who portrayed Chewbacca, will be attending Star Wars Weekends on the 4th week (June 10 – 12) of Star Wars Weekends.
- Temuera Morrison, Daniel Logan, and Dee Bradley Baker Send in the clones to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Empire. Morrison played Jango Fett as well as the clone troopers in the live action movies, while Daniel Logan played Boba Fett and all the clone cadets in Episode II. Baker is the voice of all the clone troopers in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, including the ever popular Captain Rex.
- Matthew Wood, Lorne Peterson and Tom Kane – Some true Masters are in attendance. In addition to providing the rasping voice of General Grievous and his chatty battle droids, Matthew Wood is also a sound editor on the Star Wars prequels and The Clone Wars. Lorne Peterson is a veteran ILM model-maker who worked behind-the-scenes on all six Star Wars movies. Tom Kane is the voice of Yoda in The Clone Wars, and also the narrator who begins each show with a rousing introduction.
- Billy Dee Williams, Ray Park and Dave Filoni – Hello, what have we here? Williams is of course famous for his role as Lando Calrissian, administrator of Cloud City and Rebel hero. Ray Park is the energetic, acrobatic villain Darth Maul from Episode I, and Dave Filoni is the supervising director of The Clone Wars.
- Ray Park, Peter Mayhew and James Arnold Taylor Ray Park returns for a second weekend, and he is joined by Peter Mayhew, the gentle giant behind the walking carpet — Chewbacca the Wookiee. James Arnold Taylor provides the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi in The Clone Wars, as well as Plo Koon.
Star Wars Weekends features a variety of activities such as: “Star Wars Trivia,” with prize giveaways; “Star Wars: Jedi Training Academy,” allowing kids under 12 to hone their lightsaber skills and prepare to do battle with Darth Vader himself; and a motorcade featuring favorite Star Wars celebrities.
Star Wars celebrities are on hand each weekend for photos, Q&A, autograph sessions and Hollywood-style motorcades.
Festivities are included with regular theme park admission.
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For additional information on Star Wars Weekends and other Disney events call (407) W-DISNEY.